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Is offering FREE STUFF + CPA illegal?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by samiejg, Jan 15, 2017.

  1. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    I know there's a lot of that on this forum.. Like free iphone, etc, and getting people to do CPA.

    But just wondering, is offering fake free stuff illegal? Like I know (assuming) people are already making money from it, but should it be something that you should be super paranoid about?

    Like.. say I sign up for a proxy using my own name, or the CPA company has my info.. or should I be trying to figure out a way to fake all my info.
     
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    danixD Senior Member

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    You should read more in those small words in every free stuff landing page
     
  3. WebzSuite

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    Depends from a country. In most countries using false identification is a serious crime when we are talking about money (at least due to tax evasion etc., they won't care why you've used other personal details, fact will be that in every case it would count as tax evasion. In most countries this will end up with a jail time)
     
  4. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    I dunno.. I think most CPA stuff out there is completely fake. Don't see any sort of "fine print" or small words. Or maybe I dont understand what you mean :p

    Well I'd rather not use a false identity, but if I have to worry about getting in trouble for CPA (fake stuff) then that's maybe a reason to use false identity?
     
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    They will ban your account any way (you not only cheating their clients but also damaging their brand), but in addition you can end up with criminal charges (you still have to use either PayPal, bank account, etc. to withdraw the money, there is no such thing as anonymity in the internet. Even if you're living far away, if the company that you have stolen from, would want you end up in jail, they will most likely be able to do it.).

    Any way, using false marketing offer is a really bad.
    If you're lucky, you will be able to get some money, but they will ban you (sooner of faster) no matter what you do.

    Such illegal way of making money is a very short term and there is no sustainability in it, you will spend your time and still most likely get nothing. (most of those that are using illegal false advertising is simply just trying to steal money from CPA network. TRYING).

    If you want to build some sustainable income, then make sure to comply with CPA network regulations and just keep building it slowly.

    Remember that most CPA will check new member, that has some weird peaks in a performance, what means that most likely they will block your account if you'll try to withdraw the money. There is a slight chance that you won't get caught.

    Definitely not worth it !